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Project by Bob Collins posted 06-05-2013 03:53 AM 847 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A fun project for a cold winter day in Australia. Started out to be a 2 up 2 down winged box but lost the bottom wings in the process, then got the idea of trying to see how small these winged can be turned (have done smaller ones today). Warning – watch the fingers if you try and do the 2 small ones from one piece of wood.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-05-2013 11:12 AM

Sweet piece, Bob!! Was it square when you turned it?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 11:48 AM

Jim, the base started off 6 inch square and was to be 2 up 2 down wings but shit happens. Looks a bit rough as I tried to embezzle the wings to give it an oriental look. Now have the bug to do a bigger one.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 12:17 PM

Very interesting piece, never would have thought to do that.
Thanks for showing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 06-05-2013 01:35 PM

Very nice!

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#5 posted 06-05-2013 01:48 PM

Bob, this is a very nice piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 06-06-2013 12:53 AM

This is an interestying one Bob, great way to rescue ,(I mean create a design change) mid stream.
You’re just havin way tooo much fun with these wing pieces
well done mate
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 06-06-2013 02:58 AM

Now this is a eye catcher! Great Project!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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